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Liberals Must Focus on Civil Discourse

Liberals Must Focus on Civil Discourse

By Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The conflict between NYU Anti-fascists and the NYU College Republicans has shown that there is an immense divide between left- and right-leaning political groups on campus. However, both sides of the political spectrum need to become more open to differing opinions and promote civil discourse.

College Republicans Continue Fight for Milo

College Republicans Continue Fight for Milo

By Faith Gates, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Students had mixed reactions after the Milo Yiannopoulos speech the College Republicans had planned was cancelled.

Other Schools Dealt With Yiannopoulos, Why Couldn’t NYU?

Other Schools Dealt With Yiannopoulos, Why Couldn’t NYU?

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Deputy Opinion Editor

October 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Most schools, including Yale and George Washington, have recognized the importance of allowing unpopular speakers to visit and have agreed to increase security at their Yiannopoulos events.

Milo Yiannopoulos Talk Canceled Due to Security Concerns

Milo Yiannopoulos Talk Canceled Due to Security Concerns

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

October 16, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, Top Story, University News

NYU canceled a College Republicans talk on Nov. 17, where they planned to host British journalist Milo Yiannopoulos as part of his "Dangerous Faggot Tour."

Yiannopoulos Visit Has Every Right to Happen

Yiannopoulos Visit Has Every Right to Happen

By WSN Editorial Board

October 10, 2016


Filed under Opinion

In the interest of free speech on campus, the College Republicans should be free to host Yiannopoulous. Whether someone wants to take him seriously as a political voice or dismiss him as a clownish caricature should be up to that individual.